Run automated regression and mobile tests
After completing this guide you will be able to run tests locally from command line or from an IDE
You need to have Ruby 1.8.7 installed. You can download Ruby 1.8.7 here
You can check your Ruby version using:
Additionally, you will need to install DevKit to compile a few dependent gems. You can download DevKit here
In a terminal or command prompt, install the awetestlib gem
gem install awetestlib --no-ri --no-rdoc
Note: This could take up to 5 minutes for first time installs and you may need to use 'sudo'
Setup Regression Module
To setup the regression module, run the following command and verify the step
Run the following command to see the different usages
Setup Safari (Mac OS X only)
To setup support for Safari browser, please follow the instructions at SafariDriver
To setup support for Google Chrome browser, please download the latest Chromedriver version from here
Then move the executables in your PATH. To find your PATHs, type the command below in your terminal/command prompt
For Mac OSX:
Setup Internet Explorer
To setup support for Internet Explorer, please download the latest IEDriver version from here and move the executable into your PATH.
Setup IDEs (Rubymine, Netbeans)
To setup the awetestlib gem with Rubymine use:
awetestlib rubymine_setup <ProjectName>
To setup awetestlib with Netbeans use:
awetestlib netbeans_setup <ProjectName>
You can now start your scripts within the IDE. Use the Run Configuration button.
For additional information on IDE setup, refer to the links below:
- If you prefer to run your tests from command line, you can use the following command
awetestlib <script_file> [parameters]
For example: To run a script named demo.rb in Firefox, your command will look like.
awetestlib demo.rb -b FF
The full list of parameters for the command line currently are:
Usage: awetestlib <script_file> [parameters]  -b, --browser BROWSER Specify a browser (IE, FF, S, C) -l, --library LIBRARY Specify a library to be loaded -r, --root_path ROOT_PATH Specify the root path -x, --excel EXCEL_FILE Specify an excel file containing variables to be loaded -v, --version VERSION Specify a browser version
To start writing your own script, refer to the Scripting Guide/Wiki wiki
One of the technologies that the Awetest framework supports is Cucumber. To get setup with cucumber, you can run the following command:
awetestlib cucumber_setup which will create your typical cucumber folder structure.
Visit our wiki to see the list of predefined steps provided by awetestlib